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Applications for the 2023/24 year are now closed.
The Australian Museum Research Institute (AMRI) offers several different and exciting fellowships to visiting students and researchers.
These fellowships and awards are open to both domestic and international students and researchers who are interested in collaborating with the Australian Museum on our extensive collections, and/or working with our researchers. Applicants may be based at a university or a private or government institution and students must be enrolled in a relevant discipline at a university. More information about each award can be viewed below.
Peter Rankin Trust Fund for Herpetology
The Peter Rankin Trust Fund for Herpetology provides up to $1,000 to herpetological projects in Australia. Applications for funding between July 2023 and June 2024 are now CLOSED.
AMRI Postgraduate Award
The AMRI Postgraduate Award offers domestic postgraduate students up to $2,500 and international postgraduate students up to $4,000 to work directly with the Museum and become involved in its research activities.
Please also note that honours students are welcome to apply however they will be judged against all postgraduate students. Applications for funding between July 2023 and June 2024 are now CLOSED.
AMRI Visiting Research Fellowship
The AMRI Visiting Research Fellowship offers researchers up to $8,000 to visit and work as collaborators in research projects with Australian Museum scientists. Applications for funding between July 2023 and June 2024 are now CLOSED.
AMRI Visiting Collection Fellowship
The AMRI Visiting Collection Fellowship offers researchers up to $8,000 to visit and work with significant collections held by the Australian Museum. Applications for funding between July 2023 and June 2024 are now CLOSED.
Leo Fleischmann Visiting Fellowship in Pacific Islands Arts and Material Culture
The Leo Fleischmann Fellowship is offered every two years and gives researchers up to $2,500 to conduct research on the art and material culture of the Pacific Islands. This award is not currently on offer.
For other enquiries, please use the form below.